Oct 3, 2012 2:30am PDT
with the middle class. >> the romney/ryan tax plan will raise taxes on middle-class families with a child, one or more children by an additional $2,000 a year. how -- all kidding aside, without the boos. stop all that malarkey. this is deadly ernest, man. this is deadly ernest. how they can justify -- how they can justify raising taxes on the middle class that's been buried the last four years. how in lord's name can they justify it? >> the romney campaign picked up on that middle class being buried for the last four years during which president obama was in the white house while campaigning in iowa. paul ryan did not miss the opportunity to seize on biden's choice of words. >> vice president biden just today said that the middle class over the last four years has been, quote, buried. we agree. of course the middle class has been buried. they're being buried by regulations. they're being buried by taxes. they're being buried by borrowing. they're being buried by the obama administration's economic failures. >> the romney campaign also chimed in on twitter writing agree with joe biden. the midd
Oct 9, 2012 2:30am PDT
between joe biden and paul ryan. it will take place in kentucky. democrats counting on a strong performance from the vice president who has been hold up for days studying in his hometown of wilmington, delaware. the vice president is receiving counsel from obama campaign senior adviser david axelrod and has done two mock debates. vice president biden also reportedly been reading "young guns," remember that? a book co-written by paul ryan. congressman ryan is in florida this morning where he's lined up for a full day of debate prep. yesterday the republican vice-presidential nominee said he is ready for vice president biden to come out on fire. >> i really think that because they had such a bad debate that joe is just going to come flying at us, and it seems pretty clear that their new strategy is basically to basically just call us liars, to descend down into a mud pit and hopefully with enough mudslinging back and forth and distortion people get demoralized and they can win by default, sort of a choice of a lesser two of evils." >> both will be seated during thursday's debate.
Oct 5, 2012 2:30am PDT
fairness where i come from. >> vice president biden, congressman paul ryan are prepping if for their own debate next thursday at center college in danville, kentucky. >>> the united nations security council is condemning the shelling by syrian forces in a turkey down that killed women and children. turkey's military responded with artillery fire, raising the prospect of a wider conflict between the two nations. syria remains locked in a brutal civil war that's killed an estimated 30,000 people since march of last year. for more on this potentially explosive situation along the border, we turn to nbc's amon. he's live on the phone from turkey. reset this story for us, if you would, this morning. what happened initially, and where are we now? >> reporter: well, it began on wednesday afternoon when the syrian military essentially fired on this town that was on the syrian side of the border, but according to some, they overshot. one of the mortars landed in the turkish town on the turkish side of the fence. it landed on a house killing a woman, her three children, and an additional woman who
Oct 8, 2012 2:30am PDT
. with that scoring pass brees enters the record books breaking johnny unitas's record. third quarter, ryan mathews bounces outside and goes up and over the defender for the touchdown. that gives the chargers the lead. brees connects with marques colston for the touchdown. colson had three touchdowns on the night. saints win their first game of the season 31-24. let's go to the packers and colts in indianapolis. packers down by 1 with 4:30 left. aaron rodgers connects with james jones for the touchdown. green bay takes a five-point lead after a missed two point conversion. it's up to rookie quarterback andrew luck to lead the colts to a fourth quarter comeback and he does just that. luck drives 70 yards down the field into green bay's red zone. on a third and seven luck takes it himself diving head first between two defenders for the first down. that would lead to this touchdown pass to reggie wayne. an 18 point halftime deficit and stunned the packers. chuck pagano is being treated for leukemia. >> you're doing great. >> eagles and steelers in pittsburgh. michael vick coughed up a fumble on the on